The Archdiocesan Human Trafficking Committee is hosting a Human Trafficking Basic Training for all who work in ministries that serve any vulnerable populations. On Thursday August 16 at 7pm FBI Special Agent Lenny Carollo will present “Basic Human Trafficking, Red Flags, & Reporting” at St. Angela Merici Catholic Church, 901 Beverly Garden DR, Metairie.
The training is free & registration is not required. For more information please contact the Respect Life Office at firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Phone Number: (504) 286-1119
Location: St Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, 4921 W. Metairie DR, Metairie
St. Ann’s Msgr. Charles Duke Knights of Columbus Council is hosting a spaghetti dinner with the proceeds to benefit St. Michael’s Special School – Saturday, August 18 from 5 p.m. – 8 p.m. in the Cafeteria. With your $10 donation, enjoy a homemade meal of spaghetti with meatballs, vegetable, tossed salad, and bread. Dine-in or Take Home. Want to reserve your meal in advance and be at the front of the line? Pre-sale tickets are available for sale in the church office during normal business hours. More information can be found here. A flyer is attached
The annual 40 Days for Life Kickoff Party will be held Thursday August 23 from 6-8pm at St. Angela Merici Catholic Church, 901 Beverly Garden Drive in Metairie. Join us for an evening of food, fellowship and powerful speakers, including Archbishop Alfred Hughes, Rev. Kathy Baker of Metro Church, Dr. Susan Caldwell of Woman’s New Life Center, and Yvette Fouchi. Dinner is free but is first come, first served.
Contact Phone Number: (504) 835-6520
Location: St. Angela Merici Catholic Church, 901 Beverly Garden DR, Metairie
Location: Our Lady of Mercy Parish Activity Center, 400 Marquette Avenue, Baton Rouge, LA
Event Information: The American Heritage Girls troop at Our Lady of Mercy is hosting an information and registration meeting on Thursday, August 30 at 5:45pm in the Parish Activity Center. American Heritage Girls is a Christ-centered program for girls ages 5-18, dedicated to its mission of building women of integrity through service to God, family, community and country. Our motto is Faith, Service, Fun. All are welcome!
Ascension of Our Lord and St. Joan of Arc Catholic Churches in La Place and St. Peter Catholic Church in Reserve will be co-sponsoring a 12-week course entitled Alpha in a Catholic Context from September 4th through November 20th at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church in La Place.
Alpha brings people into a closer personal relationship with Jesus through video presentations that discuss his life, death, and resurrection and additional videos on the Holy Spirit. Each weekly session includes a meal, a video presentation and a small group discussion of the video - all in a friendly, no pressure, sharing environment that is open to your questions and opinions.
There is no commitment to attend all presentations - come to the first presentation and come back again if you like it.
People of allfaiths aged 13 or older can register for the course which is free.
Registrations on a space available basis are being accepted now. To receive more information and a registration form contact Mark at email@example.com with the word ALPHA in the subject line.
Fun for the entire family! Food Fest will begin at 11:30 AM in our gymnasium. For a donation of $8, you can enjoy specialty dishes prepared by our parishioners. We will have a live auction as well as a silent auction. We will have both a $10,000 raffle and a 50/50 raffle. We hope you will join us Sunday, September 9th!
Location: St. Isidore Catholic Church, 5657 Thomas Rd., Baton Rouge, LA 70811
St. Peter Catholic Church invites everyone to “Encountering Jesus through the Rosary,” a Jimmy Seghers Bible Study. The Rosary is a Catholic devotion that, through Mary, leads us to Jesus (Blessed Pope Paul V!).The history of the Rosary along with the four Mysteries: Joyful, Luminous, Sorrowful and Glorious, will be presented on 5 consecutive Mondays at 7:00pmbeginning Monday, September 10th through Monday, October 8th. The cost of the study is $10.00. Registration will take place at the first gathering, September 10th. For more information, please call St. Peter Rectory at 985-892-2422.
Location: St. Mary's Hall, St Peter Catholic Church, Covington, LA
Why should *YOU* attend Jazzed for Life — our annual Respect Life Coordinators’ & Volunteers’ Day?…
—It’s a great time to network! Many other Coordinators & volunteers attend. 30 ministries that support out work have been invited to have tables this year.
—It’s a great time to pray together! Archbishop will lead us in prayer to open the day & we will also have a spiritual reflection on our work
—It’s a great time to learn more about the Respect Life issues! This year our speakers will discuss St. Joseph the Worker’s Respect for Life Ministry’s Aging Out Shower (benefit teens aging out of foster care) & Human Trafficking
—It’s a great time to learn more about the 2018-2019 USCCB Respect Life Program, Respect Life Month in the schools, & other Respect Life events throughout the year
I can’t wait to see you there on Saturday, September 15 at the CYO/Youth & Young Adult Ministry facility at 2241 Mendez St, New Orleans! Networking begins at 8am. Speakers begin at 9am. We wrap up the program at noon & have until 1pm for more networking.
Location: CYO/Youth & Young Adult Ministry facility at 2241 Mendez St, New Orleans
Location: On West Metairie Avenue between N Starrett Rd and N Atlanta Ave, Metairie, LA 70003
Event Information: Featuring crafters with hand made products including original art pieces, authors, bath products, candles, ceramics, clothing, crochet, cross stitch, embroidery, and knitted items, fleur de lis items, jewelry, oyster shell art, wood work, and much more!!!
Also Parade of Prizes and 50/50 Drawing. Once shopping is completed, we have jambalaya, hamburgers, hot dogs, nachos, beverages, and lots of sweets.
Visit our face book page at OLDP CRAFT FAIR!
The Angelic Warfare Confraternity is a supernatural fellowship of men and women bound to one another in love and dedicated to pursuing and promoting chastity together under the patronage of St. Thomas Aquinas and the Blessed Virgin Mary. For more information, please visit our website and learn more about how you can enroll into the Confraternity.
SCHEDULE FOR THE GENERAL MEETING (OPEN TO ALL)
* Father David Seid, O.P. will present a teaching on Spiritual Warfare.
* Holy Rosary for Purity led by Gary Leblanc
* Presentation on St. Louis De Monfort's "The Secret of the Holy Rosary" by Naomi Kim.
* Enrollment ceremony for new members to the Angelic Warfare Confraternity.
Please stay for our Agape/ Pot Luck Dinner afterwards!
For more information about the Angelic Warfare Confraternity please visit our website at https://awconfraternity.org
Come and join us!!!
Location: Sienna Room at St. Dominic's Catholic Church, 775 Harrison Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124
Dr. Bryan Thatcher, M.D. is the Director of the Eucharistic Apostles of the Divine Mercy. His talks will focus on Divine Mercy, the Eucharist, and the Divine Mercy message as a "way of life", not just a devotion.
The day will begin at 8am with mass in St. Benilde Catholic Church. Conference talks will begin at 9am in the St. Benilde School Cafeteria. Talks will end about 3pm; at which time, the Divine Mercy Chaplet will be recited to end the day.
Lunch will be provided.
Cost is $30.00 per person/$50.00 per couple. Pre-registration is requested.
Contact Phone Number: (504) 427-0327
Location: St. Benilde Catholic Church, 1901 Division Street, Metairie, LA. 70001
Our next Theology of the Body for Teens Training will be held October 3, 4, 5, 2018. This 1.5 day (middle school) or 2.5 day (high school) training is perfect for parents, teachers, youth leaders, priests, deacons, anyone who works with pre-teens & teens.
Registration is now open…
Download the flyer here (& share!)…
Contact Phone Number: (504) 286-1119
Location: St. Dominic Catholic Church, 775 Harrison AVE, New Orleans
Contact Phone Number: (225) 202-8552
Location: Cypress Springs Mercedarian Prayer Center, 17560 George O'Neal Road, Baton Rouge, LA 70817
Immaculee leads a retreat on forgiveness and healing October 26-27, 2018 at St. Dominic Church in New Orleans.
Join us for an unforgettable experience! Tickets are $57 for one person and $75 for two.
Contact Phone Number: (504) 482-8439
Location: St. Dominic Catholic Church
“A Family That Prays…” A Retreat for Married Couples and their Children December 15th – 16th – FREE to Attend
“A Family That Prays” is a powerful weekend designed to enrich marriages, faith & family. Spouses will grow closer in their sacrament, children will explore a deeper encounter with God and families will be strengthened in their love for one another. Held during the season of Advent, this family retreat will help you and your loved ones draw closer into the mystery of the season and prepare our hearts in a new way for the celebration of the birth of our Savior!
The retreat will be held at the St. Joseph Abbey in Covington and will begin on Saturday, December 15th at 8am and end after lunch on Sunday, December 16th.
Thanks be to God, there is no cost to attend! However, space is limited to only 30 families so please reserve your spot today for this free, fun and faith-filled family getaway! To register go to FaithandMarriage.org or call Jason Angelette at (504) 830-3716 for more information.
The August Respect Life Gathering — Focus on Capital Punishment/Mercy behind Bars will be held on Thursday August 9 at St. Edward the Confessor Catholic Church, 4921 W Metairie AVE in Metairie at 7pm with John Messenheimer of the Archdiocesan Prison Ministry Office presenting. Come join us…pray together ~ learn more about the issue ~ network!
Continuing the series on Catholic Social Thought, Fr. Jose Lavastida, pastor of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos parish, will speak on the "Dignity of Life: From Conception to Natural Death" at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church in Covington Louisiana, on Monday, August 6, 2018.
There will be a light dinner served at 6:45 p.m. and the talk will begin at 7:15 p.m..Babysitting will be provided upon reservation and a $20 refundable deposit. Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church is located at 501 Holy Trinity Drive in Covington .
St. John the Evangelist Church, Prairieville, New Activity Center, Doors open at 6:30pm
Great Food, Beer, and Wine, Live Band, Keynote by Jean and Janice Charbonnet, the “Not So Newly Wed” Game, and more…
Take time for what matters most!
Please reserve your spot by Monday, July 23
Only $75 per couple
Contact Phone Number: (225) 620-5291
Location: New Activity Center at St. John the Evangelist Church in Prairieville
Event Information: Saturday, August 4
St. Francis of Assisi in Uptown New Orleans will host, “Knocking on Heaven’s Door” on Saturday, August 4th at 9:30 in the Lycee Francais Cafeteria, 5951 Patton St, New Orleans. Free Parking available in Lot behind the building.
Speaker Topics include: End of Life Decision Making - Sister Marie Noel of Notre Dame Hospice, Powers of Attorney & Estate Planning - Gregory S. LaCour of Blue Williams, LLP, Charitable Giving Considerations - Josephine Everly of The Catholic Foundation. Additional Booths Include: Catholic Cemeteries, Christopher Homes, St. Francis of Assisi Respect Life Committee and SFA Senior Associates. Snacks and refreshments provided by SFA Senior Associates. Free and Open to the Public.
Willwoods 11th Annual Diocesan-Wide Supper & Substance, July 28th:
Attention all Married couples! You are invited to a fun & faith-filled date night celebrating & enriching marriages at our 11th Annual Diocesan-Wide Supper & Substance on Saturday, July 28th from 7pm to 9:30pm at Mid-City Lanes Rock ‘N’ Bowl located across the street from the Notre Dame Seminary in New Orleans. Come hear an inspiring presentation from our special guest speaker couple Dr. Chris & Christine Baglow, listen to live music from the talented Peace of Cake Band and enjoy great food, drinks, bowling and a rockin’ good time!
For tickets, sponsoring a lane or to learn more about the event, call Jason Angelette at (504) 830-3716 or go to www.FaithandMarriage.org
THE PREGNANCY PROBLEM CENTER INVITES ALL TO AN OPEN HOUSE & RECEPTION HONORING THE 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF "HUMANAE VITAE."
A LIVE ULTRA-SOUND OF AN INFANT IN THE WOMB WILL BE FEATURED ALONG WITH OTHER LIFE AFFIRMING SERVICES THEY OFFER.
BRING FAMILY AND FRIENDS TO THIS CELEBRATION WHICH WILL INCLUDE AN ANNIVERSARY CAKE WITH A BANANA SPLIT BUFFET. JOIN IN OUR CELEBRATION OF THE MOST PRECIOUS GIFT OF GOD FOR US - THE GIFT OF LIFE!
Location: PREGNANCY PROBLEM CENTER 4724 JAMESTOWN AVE.
PREGNANCY PROBLEM CENTER along with the
Culture of Life Council of St. Agnes Catholic Church invites
you to an open house reception in honor of the 50th
Anniversary of the Encyclical ;Humanae Vitae ; on Saturday,
July 28th from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m.
Come and bring family
and friends for a tour of the facility including a live ultra-
sound showing an infant in the womb as we celebrate the gift
of life. Natural Family Planning education will be featured
along with the other services the Center offers. A 50th
Anniversary cake, donated by Gambino's, along with a
banana split buffet shall make attendance most pleasant.
Come be a part of our efforts to promote a Culture of Life as
the most precious gift that God has for us
The next Hope & Faith Cancer Support Ministry gathering, for those living with cancer in the River Parishes, will be held at Ascension of Our Lord Catholic Church on Wednesday, July 25th at 6:30 PM.
This gathering will be held in the AOL School Library which is located across the street from the Church next to the ball fields. For more information please contact the parish office at (985) 652-2615.
St. Peter Catholic Church invites you to a 175th Anniversary “Growth in Faith” with Deacon Larry Oney presenting, “Stepping out of the boat to meet Christ.” Please join us on Sunday, July 22nd from 7:00 pm to 8:00pm in St Peter Church. Deacon Larry Oney will teach on what it means to step out of the boat to meet Jesus, like Peter, and how to participate in the New Evangelization effectively under the guidance of the Holy Spirit. A light dinner will be served from 6:00pm to 6:45pm in St. Mary’s Hall. Following the presentation in church, all are invited to a reception in St. Mary’s Hall. Materials will be available to purchase at St. Mary’s Hall during the dinner and reception. There is no charge for this event, however, a free will offering will be accepted.
Larry Oney, a permanent deacon for the Archdiocese of New Orleans, serves at Divine Mercy Parish in Kenner. He and his wife, Andi, have five children. Deacon Oney serves as Chairman of HGI Global – a third party administration and project management firm. Actively involved in the community, Deacon Oney serves on the Board of Directors for Renewal Ministries, serves on the Board of Trustees for Franciscan University, and is a member of the New Orleans Chapter of Legatus – an international group of Catholic CEOs and their spouses. Deacon Oney is founder and president of Hope and Purpose Ministries.
For more information please contact St. Peter Rectory, 985.892.2422.
Contact Phone Number: (985) 892-2422
Jewel of Madisonville, St. Anselm’s 11th Annual Gala and Auction. Saturday, July 21, Patron Party at 6pm, Gala at 7pm. Over 50 restaurants, Live and Silent Auctions, Groovy 7, Car Raffle, The Castine Center, 63350 Pelican Dr., Mandeville. $60, Sponsorships Available. 501auctions.com/stanselm or call the Parish Office, 985-845-7342
St Padre Pio Day of Reflection: Talk 1, Lunch, Talk 2, Adoration/Confession, Vigil Mass & Personal Veneration of Relics
Fr Terry O'Connell, a priest from Limerick, Ireland and custodian of one of Padre Pio's gloves will be the main celebrant and Mrs. Cindy Russo, Group Leader of the Padre Pio Prayer Group of Cleveland, OH and owner of one of Padre Pio's Chalice's will give talks on the history of the chalice and inspiring stories of those whose devotion has been strengthened by this relic.
Public veneration of these relics will be opened to all.
Contact Phone Number: (985) 652-9100
Location: St Joan of Arc Church, Laplace, LA
Put aside the hustle and bustle of daily life and attend the men’s Emmaus retreat the weekend of July 20-22, 2018.
The retreat is held at Rosaryville Spirit Life Center and retreat house in beautiful, peaceful Ponchatoula, Louisiana. The retreat is based on the scripture passage The appearance on the road to Emmaus (Luke 24: 13-35) and is an uplifting experience that has a profound effect on men’s lives. The retreat begins at 5:00 PM Friday and ends after the 5:30 PM mass on Sunday.
Round trip transportation is provided from St. Dominic Church. Please don’t ignore this opportunity but pray on it instead. Something special definitely awaits you at Rosaryville!.. Please contact the following men for additional information: Norman Madere @ (504) 481-0411 or Rick Valadie @ (504) 655-8932 or Jim Musso @ (504) 231-5395. Please don’t delay as availability is limited.
The July Respect Life Gathering — Focus on Conscience Protection will be held on Thursday July 12 at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church 501 Holy Trinity DR in Covington at 6:30pm with Debbie Shinskie presenting on Conscience Protection & the Life Issues. Come join us…pray together ~ learn more about the issue ~ network!
Location: Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 500 Holy Trinity DR, Covington LA
St. Peter Catholic Church invites everyone to a 175th Anniversary Celebration Concert on June 29th, the Feast of Saints Peter and Paul, featuring the Gospel Choir from St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Church in Marrero. (The Gospel Choir performs at the New Orleans Jazz Fest!)
Join us for this musically inspiring evening, as we praise God in song, on Friday, June 29th at 7:00pm in the church and for a reception in St. Mary’s Hall following the concert.
There is no charge for the evening, however, a free-will offering will be accepted. For more information, please contact St. Peter Rectory, 985-892-2422.
Contact Phone Number: (985) 892-2422
Who:Our Lady of the Gulf Catholic Church
What:The Our Lady of the Gulf Annual Crab Festival is a church and community seafood festival going on over 30 years 4th of July weekend!
Where: OLG Church grounds
Why: Crab Fest is the primary annual fundraiser for the parish. It is a time when parishioners come together to serve the community and provide a family-oriented event for all who attend.
There will be bands, musicians, vendors, artists, and tons of food and drink options. Rides for the kids. This is OLG's primary fundraiser for the year!
Contact Phone Number: (228) 467-6509
Footprints for Life creator Natasia Kissinger is sponsoring a wonderful event for children ages 8-12 years…
“Be a Lifesaver” Day — Cultivating a Culture of Life in our Children…A day of Respect Life Activities, Fun & Prayer! We will create items to be donated to various Respect Life Ministries in our community & learn how we can be the change! It will be held on Saturday June 23 at 1004 Cheval PL in Kenner 9am–3pm.
The day is for ages 8-12 and the cost is
$35 per child – all supplies included ($20 per sibling) – Limited space…please register early!
Snacks will be provided but lunch is not included – Don’t forget to pack a lunch!
(High school volunteers welcomed for service hours)
Contact Phone Number: (504) 339-5384
Location: 1004 Cheval Place, Kenner LA
Bobby Schindler, brother of the late Terri Schiavo will present, “Why Terri’s Life Still Matters” at St. Peter Catholic Church in Covington on Wednesday, June 20th at 6:30pm.Bobby Schindler’s life took a dramatic turn in February of 1990 when his sister, Terri, collapsed and was left with a profound brain injury.
When Terri’s estranged husband sought court permission to starve and dehydrate her to death, Bobby was suddenly propelled into a life he’d never imagined. Come hear the powerful story of Terri Schindler Schiavo's life and death from her brother, and learn why Terri's legacy still matters today.
The presentation is appropriate for adults and high school ages. Because of the sensitivity of the topic, parental discretion is advised for younger teens and children. This event, sponsored by Louisiana Right to Life with St. Tammany Right to Life and St. Peter Catholic Church, is free and open to the public.
For more information, please call 504-835-6520.
The June Respect Life Gathering — Focus on End of Life Issues will be held on Thursday June 19 at St. Jane de Chantal Catholic Church St. Jane Center, 70420 Maple ST in Abita Springs at 6:30pm with Mary Kantlehner presenting on her organization, Angels’ Place, a local organization that provides help for families of young children with terminal illnesses. Come join us…pray together ~ learn more about the issue ~ network!
Contact Phone Number: (504) 286-1119
Location: St. Jane de Chantal Catholic Church St. Jane Center, 70420 Maple ST in Abita Springs
The Metairie chapter of Magnificat, a ministry to women, is sponsoring a breakfast on Saturday, June 16, 2018, 9 a.m. to noon, at the Copeland Tower Suites & Conference Center, 2601 Severn Avenue (Ballroom, 16th floor) in Metairie.
Our speaker, Kitty Cleveland, is a wife to Mel and a mother to Cecilia. Her secondary mission is as a Catholic singer, recording artist and lay evangelist – a calling that she says has often surprised and delighted her.
She enjoys cooking, gardening, oil painting, and is currently working on her first book about her father. Come and enjoy breakfast with us and hear Kitty’s encouraging words. Reservations: $22 by mail (checks made out to Magnificat Metairie and mailed to 1005 Maryland Ave., Kenner, LA 70062 by June 12th) or online at www.magniicat-ministry.net/chapter-wbpages/metairie-la
2018 New Orleans WINE: Catholic Women’s Conference
Join women from the greater New Orleans area and across the country for the Archdiocese of New Orleans’ second WINE: Catholic Women’s Conference co-hosted by WINE: Women In the New Evangelization and the Archdiocese of New Orleans!
Dynamic Catholic speakers, ValLimar Jenson and Renee Bondi, will inspire you and musician, Lorraine Hess, will rejuvenate your spirit. The day will include time for Mass, Confession, prayer, rest, socializing, and shopping. Saturday, June 9, 2018 at St. Angela Merici Catholic Church in Metairie, Louisiana. Special group rate available, so bring your friends! For more information and to register, visit wineconference.org.
(The early bird special ($55) ends on May 9, 2018, and because space is limited, we encourage you to register early!)
Are you struggling with infertility? You are invited to attend a special Mass on Thursday June 7 at 6pm at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 4401 7th St, Marrero. If you cannot be there, please email/private message the Respect Life Office for any prayer intentions that we may offer for you... firstname.lastname@example.org.
Contact Phone Number: (504) 286-1119
Location: Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 4401 7th St, Marrero
Ronnie Moore of Cornerstone Builders will talk on Catholic Social Thought and Restorative Justice on Monday, June 4th with a light dinner starting at 6:45 p.m. and the talk starting at 7:15 p.m.
There is no cost.
Free babysitting will be provided with a five day advance reservation and a $20 refundable deposit. Most Holy Trinity is located at 501 Holy Trinity Drive, Covington, Louisiana, 70433. For more information, please call (985) 892-0642.
Contact Phone Number: (985) 893-1984
Are you looking for classical education and Catholic formation for your children?
Does the opportunity to homeschool while also allowing your children to experience a
structured classroom environment two days a week appeal to you?
Regina Caeli Academy, a local resource center, serving students in Prk to the 12th grades, is
pleased to announce that we are still accepting applications for Fall of 2018! We have two
summer tour days available: July 26th and August 1st.
To schedule a visit or for more information, please email email@example.com or call
470-239-0259. Our website is www.rcahybrid.org We look forward to welcoming you to RCA!
St. Peter Catholic is celebrating its 23rd annual Feast of Corpus Christi (The Most Holy Body and Blood of Christ) Solemn Mass and Eucharistic Procession on Sunday, June 3rd at 11:30 in the morning at St. Peter Catholic Church. Please join us for this glorious celebration of the Real Presence of Jesus in the Eucharist beginning with the Holy Mass and for the procession of faith following. Reserved seating for Religious is available. For those unable to process, the special Litanies will be prayed in the church. For more information, please call St. Peter Rectory at 892-2422.
Contact Phone Number: (985) 892-2422